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April 26, 2019

The next generation learns about DLA

Kids got to see first-hand how DLA Land and Maritime associates often have to adapt to changing requirements when the weather required other plans for Take Your Kid to Work Day activities April 25. DLA Land and Maritime associates and their children gathered in the auditorium, many were excited to be on the installation for the first time, others curious as to what happens at their parents or grandparents work place, but a consensus from all were they were happier to be here with their loved ones rather than at school.

April 26, 2019

DLA Finance’s Beck presented commander’s coin

DLA Finance Pricing Strategist Andrea Beck received a commander’s coin during DLA Distribution Commanding Officer Navy Rear Adm. Kevin M. Jones’ employee recognition event March 27.

April 25, 2019

DLA Director: Agency contributions to warfighter readiness rising

Increases in material availability for the services and a call from the Department of Defense to take on warehousing and disposal of parts for the F-35 Lightning II are achievements Defense Logistics Agency employees can take pride in, the DLA director said April 24 in a Global Town Hall.

April 25, 2019

Biomedical engineers provide confidence, support to capital equipment customers

As part of the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Medical supply chain’s Capital Equipment Division, biomedical engineers make sure customers purchase the right equipment, for the right reason, at the right price.

April 25, 2019

Demil training a success in New Zealand

A pair of the agency’s Pacific region demilitarization experts traveled to Auckland in early April to help an ally’s navy ready for upcoming frigate refits.

April 25, 2019

DLA Portsmouth associates participate in Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month activities

DLA Land and Maritime Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Coordinator Shari Murnahan and Penny Copp, an Equal Employment Office specialist, visited DLA Portsmouth in New Hampshire April 24. The visit focused on providing information and resources to Portsmouth associates through in-person training sessions, leadership and community partner updates and a Walk-a-Lap awareness event.

April 25, 2019

Acquisition Achievement Awards Ceremony

Defense Logistics Agency Energy employees in the acquisition community were honored during the DLA Energy Acquisition Achievement Awards ceremony at the McNamara Headquarters Complex on Fort Belvoir, Virginia, April 18.

April 25, 2019

DLA Distribution’s Ramones transitions from DLA Intern to full time employee

Joshua Ramones, currently a supply technician for the Inventory Action Team at DLA Distribution Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, previously interned with DLA Disposition and DLA Distribution before becoming a

April 25, 2019

Bringing your landscape to life!

When the first settlers came to North America they brought with them plants from their homeland that they knew and loved. The daffodils, foxgloves and day lilies became known as ‘ornamentals’ and the native plants became stigmatized as ‘weeds’ because they were plentiful. This tradition has continued to the present day. However, the native plants have evolved alongside the birds, butterflies and other native wildlife for centuries.

April 24, 2019

McNamara Headquarters Complex celebrates Earth Day, raises environmental awareness

The Defense Logistics Agency celebrates Earth Day 2019 by educating the McNamara Headquarters Complex about environmental awareness and stewardship.